Teaching Science In Prison

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Science education occurs in juvenile detention centers as part of the schooling available to young people there so that they can receive their high school equivalency certification Guests Rachel and Kasina talk about their experiences teaching science and other subjects to boys and young men in these institutions They describe the constraints and opportunities in these classrooms and how they compare to schools on the outside Related to this episode Dialectical behavioral therapy DBT https behavioraltech org resources faqs dialectical-behavior-therapy-dbt Cognitive behavioral therapy CBT https psychcentral com lib in-depth-cognitive-behavioral-therapy High School Equivalency HSE https hiset ets org what GED high school equivalency test https ged com Massachusetts educational standards http www doe mass edu frameworks Common Core http www corestandards org Why is Pluto no longer a planet Article from BBC https www bbc com news science-environment-33462184 Tool for calculating solar system scale models from the Exploratorium http www exploratorium edu ronh solar system Khan Academy https www khanacademy org AISD stands for Austin Independent School District The cover art for this episode alludes to the activity mentioned where a class forms a scale model of the solar system with the sun as a basketball Our closing music is Yes And by Steve Combs used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon https www patreon com pioslabs or send one-time contributions by buying us coffee https ko-fi com pioslabs Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Click here to visit this podcast episode